[PATCH] slub: Don't throw away partial remote slabs if there is no local memory

Christoph Lameter cl at linux.com
Tue Jan 28 03:16:20 EST 2014

On Fri, 24 Jan 2014, David Rientjes wrote:

> kmalloc_node(nid) and kmem_cache_alloc_node(nid) should fallback to nodes
> other than nid when memory can't be allocated, these functions only
> indicate a preference.

The nid passed indicated a preference unless __GFP_THIS_NODE is specified.
Then the allocation must occur on that node.

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